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Eleanor T. Dimmack
50-year member of Church of the Covenant
Eleanor T. Dimmack, 93, of Washington, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013, in Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community, Meadville.
She was born May 11, 1920, in Washington, a daughter of the late Oscar and Lucy Hostutler Thompson.
On November 24, 1949, she married Frank B. Dimmack Sr., who passed away July 26, 1971.
Mrs. Dimmack was a graduate of Washington High School and had worked as a beautician.
She was a 50-year member of Church of the Covenant in Washington. She was a member of Martha V. Paul Chapter 404 of Order of the Eastern Star.
Surviving are a son, Frank B. Dimmack and wife Sharon G. of Franklin; three grandchildren, Joshua Dimmack, Sean Dimmack and wife Amanda and Kelli Flinchbaugh and husband Vernon “Buddy”; four great-grandchildren, Selina Clark, Bill Clark, Stormi Flinchbaugh and Mac Flinchbaugh; three nieces, Joan Minton, Joyce Ann Thompson and Susan Corbett; and three nephews, Lee Minton Jr., Richard Dimmack and David Dimmack.
Deceased, in addition to her parents and her husband, are two sisters, Helen Minton and Kate Land, and a brother, James Thompson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 19, in Church of the Covenant chapel, 267 East Beau Street, Washington. Interment will take place in Washington Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Washington City Mission, 84 West Wheeling Street, Washington, PA 15301. Arrangements are in the care of Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home and Crematory, 614 Baldwin Street, Meadville. Please sign her guest book at www.hatheway-tedesco.com.
Sheila Conn Edwards
Known as ‘the girl with the golden heart’
Sheila Conn Edwards, 54, of Export, formerly of Sturgeon, died unexpectedly Sunday, August 11, 2013.
Known as “the girl with the golden heart,” she was born November 30, 1958, in Ohio Valley Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Leander “Boots” Conn; surviving mother Sally Williams; stepfather Frank Williams; and stepmother Susan Conn.
Mrs. Edwards loved the beach and could always be found tending her posies in the garden.
She leaves behind her most precious flowers and children, Joshuah Dean, 28; Erika Danielle, 25; and Aleece Marie, 23.
She leaves behind her four grandchildren, Chase Edward, Kaydence Elizabeth, Ellie Mae and Danielle Jean.
Also surviving are her loving fiance, Dale Cline; a son-in-law, Edward Tworek; sisters Sally Bott, Margie Conn, Amy Lane and Heather Lynn; brothers Lee Conn and Frankie Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother, John Conn.
She will be deeply missed by all those whose lives she touched with her love and understanding. Her family would say, when the flowers bloom in May and the ocean crashes to the shore, her voice will be heard.
Friends and family are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 14, in Leo J. Henney Funeral Home, Carnegie. Visit www.leohenneyfuneralhome.com.
Emma Sue Engle
Beloved wife, loving mother
Emma Sue “Susie” Engle, 91, of McMurray, went to her heavenly home Monday, August 12, 2013.
She was the beloved wife of the late Paul Edward Engle; loving mother of Barbara (Joe) Bardzil, Sherry Armstrong (Laurie) and Nancy Engle (Bill); caring grandmother of Michael (Michelle) Bardzil, Mark (Elaine) Bardzil, Debbie (Joe) Pugh, Cathy (Derek) Coughnouer, Matthew Armstrong, Amy (Jon) Fung, Stephen (Val) Supinski and Jonathan Supinski; and great-grandmother of J.C., Trevor, Morgan, Julia, Caitie, Meghan, Eddie, Anica and Hayley.
Also surviving are numerous special nieces, nephews and friends.
Deceased are two sisters and a brother.
Mrs. Engle was a member of Southminster Presbyterian Church in Mt. Lebanon. For several years, she sang in the church choir, assisted with Sunday and Bible schools and was on the women’s auxiliary.
She was a Girl Scout leader and served on the Parent Teacher Association.
Mrs. Engle’s artwork won many awards. She sat on Peters Township Library Board and was instrumental in raising money to build the new library.
Of all her achievements, she would tell you that her greatest accomplishment was raising the family that she loved so much.
Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Beinhauer Funeral Home, 2828 Washington Road, McMurray, 724-941-3211. Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 15, in Southminster Presbyterian Church, 799 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228. Please meet at the church. Interment will be held in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Peters Township Library, 616 East McMurray Road, McMurray, PA 15317. Please add or view tributes at www.beinhauer.com.
Keith A. Fetsko II
Corrected information was received for the obituary of Keith A. Fetsko II, published Tuesday. Surviving is a daughter, Keira Hasch.
Troy A. Fields
Troy A. Fields, 66, of Washington, died Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
Arrangements are incomplete and entrusted to Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Washington. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition.
David R. Licht
Vice president, sales operations manager for PNC
David R. Licht, 46, of Canonsburg, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2013, surrounded by his family.
He was the loving husband of Bethany Clendaniel Licht; father of Olivia and Robbie Licht; and brother of Kristen Licht.
Mr. Licht was born October 7, 1966, in West Point, N.Y., a son of William and Lee Ann Licht.
He was a 1985 graduate of Emmaus High School, Emmaus. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1989 with a degree in finance. He was a member of Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity.
Mr. Licht was employed by PNC Bank as a vice president and sales operations manager.
He was active as a youth baseball coach in the community, was an avid skier and baseball and softball player and enjoyed playing platform tennis.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., the time of service, Thursday, August 15, in Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Inc., 301 Curry Hollow Road, Pleasant Hills. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The David Licht Children’s Fund, P.O. Box 97, Fayetteville, PA 17222. Condolences may be left at www.jeffersonmemorial.biz.
Lois M. Lojek
Enjoyed reading, gardening
Lois M. Lojek, 76, of Scenery Hill, died Saturday, August 10, 2013, in UPMC-Mercy hospital, Pittsburgh.
She was born November 30, 1936, in Cokeburg, a daughter of the late Elmer and Lillian Matthews Russell.
Mrs. Lojek was a 1954 graduate of Ellsworth High School and received an associate’s degree in accounting from Penn Commercial in Washington.
She enjoyed reading, needlework, puzzles, gardening and, especially, genealogy. She particularly enjoyed researching her family history.
Her husband, Frank Lojek, died January 28, 1975.
Surviving are two sons, Robert Lojek (Raija) and David Lojek, both of Scenery Hill; a daughter, Nancy Lojek of Claysville; a brother, the Rev. Donald Russell of Pleasantville; a granddaughter, Laura Luzadder (Brandon) of Canonsburg; and a great-granddaughter, Courtney Luzadder.
Deceased, in addition to her parents and husband, is a daughter, Barbara Toler, who died October 10, 2009.
Friends will be received from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Greenlee Funeral Home, 619 Main Street, Bentleyville, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 16, with the Rev. Donald Russell officiating. Interment will be in Scenery Hill Cemetery. A guest book and personal condolences may be accessed at www.GreenleeFuneralHome.com.
Walter J. Phillips
Electrician enjoyed trap, skeet shooting
Walter J. “Waudge” Phillips, 65, of Canonsburg, died Tuesday, August 13, 2013, in his home.
He was born March 18, 1948, in Canonsburg, a son of the late Walter and Helen Krusienski Phillips.
Mr. Phillips worked as a electrician and tester for Pennsylvania Transformer Technology Inc.
He was a 32nd-degree Mason, a member of Chartiers Masonic Lodge 297 and a member of Washington Sportsman’s Club.
Mr. Phillips enjoyed trap and skeet shooting, fishing and computers.
Surviving are a sister, Patricia Phillips Bruno of Canonsburg; a niece, Shannon Bruno of Canonsburg; and a great-niece, Elaina Bruno.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., the time of service, Thursday in Sollon Funeral Home Ltd., 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, J. David Sollon, supervisor, Phillip L. Sollon, director. Interment will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, August 19, in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
Please visit www.sollon.com for additional information and to view and leave condolences.
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